Airlink connects you to Richards Bay with direct flights from Johannesburg.
Richards Bay is a popular holiday destination on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The area is known for its stunning, sandy beaches, breathtaking scenery and year-round warm subtropical climate.
Richards Bay boasts one of the major ports in South Africa and the largest coal terminal in the world. Industrial and commercial development in the city is booming, which has resulted in an increase in a new type of travel; industrial tourism.
Richards Bay is loved for its proximity to the kingdom of Zululand. It provides a gateway to this tranquil rural area with abundant wildlife situated in the heart of Kwazulu-Natal. Characterised by grasslands and rolling hills Zululand offers an exciting safari escape. The Zululand Birding Route is a popular attraction in the area and attracts birders and holidaymakers all year round.
Richards Bay is also the closest regional airport to the small town of St. Lucia, which is popular with travellers for its natural beauty and easy access into the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and wildlife paradise.
For your return journey, fly back Johannesburg with Airlink and travel beyond to other key leisure destinations.
A look at the beauty and diversity that Richards Bay has to offer from a birds eye view.
“‘If you encounter an elephant, buffalo or hippo, just keep cycling!’ This was the gist of the briefing that we were given before the start of our mountain bike adventure.
Published and special fares. All inclusive. Availability limited per flight and T’s & C’s apply.